Ukraine’s leader defiant on anniversary of Russian invasion


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Ukrainians wept at memorials for their tens of thousands of dead — a toll growing inexorably as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine in particular. Around the country, Ukrainians looked back at a year that changed their lives and at the clouded future. “I can sum up the last year in three words: Fear, love, hope,” Oleksandr Hranyk, a school director in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, said. Lining up in the capital, Kyiv, to buy anniversary commemorative postage stamps, Tetiana Klimkova described her heart as “falling and hurting.” Still, “this day has become a symbol for me that we have survived...